Carrot is one of the highly recommended first foods for babies.They are the best sources of beta-carotene, and it turns into Vitamin A helping in vision development. The phytochemicals build a good immune system and the high fiber content helps in bowel movements.Check out my other recipes with carrot: Carrot Halwa,Carrot Kheer, ABC Puree , ABC Juice , Ragi Carrot Halwa , Carrot Bath.
1.Wash carrot well and peel skin.
2.Chop the end and cut into 4 pieces.
3.In a pressure cooker,add 1/2 cup of water to the bottom and place the carrot in a vessel in the cooker or use a idly pot to steam cook.
4.When they soft,use a mixer to blend into a smooth puree.
5.Feed immediately using a sterlised spoon and bowl.
Always have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food to baby.
This can be given for babies above 6 months.
When baby completes seven months switch to mashed carrot and when baby eight months offer carrot as finger foods.